Airbus Helicopters, Inc
  • 19-Jul-2021 to 03-Aug-2021 (EST)
  • 10110 VP Accounting/Finance
  • Grand Prairie, TX, USA
  • Market Competitive hourly rate
  • Hourly
  • Temporary

As a contract role, benefits will be offered by the third party agency this individual is employed by.

Airbus is an international pioneer in the aerospace industry. We are a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a global scale. We aim for a better-connected, safer and more prosperous world.

A commercial aircraft manufacturer, with Space and Defense as well as Helicopters Divisions, Airbus is the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and a worldwide leader.

Airbus has built on its strong European heritage to become truly international with roughly 180 locations and 12,000 direct suppliers globally. The company has aircraft and helicopter final assembly lines across Asia, Europe and the Americas, and has achieved a more than six fold order book increase since 2000.

Position Summary:

The Sr. Accounting Assistant-AP (Contract) will perform tasks associated with processing vendor invoices timely, invoice exception resolutions, accurate payment utilizing sound general accounting disciplines. The Sr. Accounting Assistant is responsible for invoice analysis, purchase order assessment, and responding to vendor inquiries.

This assignment is expected to be approximately 5-6 months in duration to assist with a Year End Close project.

Primary Responsibilities:

Invoice Processing: 85%

  • Receive invoices, verify accuracy to items ordered, received, and pricing; when necessary and receive approval from appropriate Department Head.
  • Investigates and resolves exception invoices associated with processing of invoices and purchase orders.
  • Prepare invoices for payment

Internal and External Customer Service: 15%

  • Receives, researches and resolves a variety of routine internal and external inquiries concerning account status, including communicating the resolution of discrepancies to appropriate persons.
  • Acts as a department liaison between departments and vendors.
  • Maintain vendor statements with selected vendors.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Comply with safety policies and procedures
  • Comply with Finance, AP, Purchasing, and Supply Chain policies and procedures
  • Performs variety of tasks and projects as necessary from Leadership team

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:



  • High school education or equivalent



  • Minimum of 4 years' work experience in Accounts Payable


  • N/A

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:


  • knowledge of general accounting disciplines and strong analytical and mathematical aptitude.
  • Ability to handle high-volume of data entry
  • Work with appropriate parties to resolve issues on invoices
  • Implement and document process improvements
  • Ability to process a minimum of 80 invoices daily with 98% accuracy
  • Familiar with standard accounting concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Professionalism
  • Service-oriented approach
  • Prioritize issues
  • Efficiently troubleshoot problems

Communication Skills (Spoken, Written, Influencing, Proficiency in Other Languages):


  • Effective Communication skills, both oral and written
  • The ability to work with all organizational levels

Technical Systems Proficiency:


  • 3+ years SAP experience
  • 3+ years strong computer and analytical skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, and Outlook

Decision Making, Complexity:

  • Analyze Invoices and purchase orders for accuracy.

Organizational information:

  • Reports to Manager-Accounts Payable

Direct Reports:

  • Exempt: 0
  • Non-exempt: 0

Travel Required:

  • 0% Domestic and International


  • Authorized to Work in the US


  • None

Job Dimensions, Contributions to Success:

  • Ensure invoices are process per vendor invoice document against the AHI PO document or non-PO supporting documents
  • Timely responses to internal customer regarding their reimbursements and external clients statement reviews

Nature of Contacts:

  • Involved Communication on a regular basis with internal and external parties

Physical Requirements:

  • Onsite: 50%+ of time that this position must be worked onsite at the company's location.
  • Vision: able to see and read computer screen and other electronic equipment with screens, able to read documents, and reports.
  • Hearing: able to hear to participate in conversations in person and via teleconference or phone and to hear sounds on production floor including safety warnings or alarms.
  • Speaking: able to speak in conversations and meetings, deliver information and participate in communications.
  • Equipment Operation (personal computer, telephone, copies, fax machine, and related office equipment and using electronic identification card to enter building floors and internal doors): able to operate most office and personal electronic equipment.
  • Carrying: able to carry documents up to 30lbs/14kgs.
  • Lifting: able to lift documents and electronic equipment up to 30lbs/14kgs.
  • Pushing / Pulling: able to push and pull small boxes and some office equipment.
  • Sitting: able to sit for long periods of time in meetings, working on computer.
  • Squatting / Kneeling: able to squat or kneel to retrieve or replace items stored on low shelving.
  • Standing: able to stand for discussions in offices or on production floor.
  • Walking (include routine walking such as to a shared printer to retrieve documents): able to walk through office and production areas including uneven surfaces.
  • Personal Protective Equipment required: steel toed shoes are required for all shop floor visits; appropriate hearing/eye protection may also be required when visiting the shop floor. Respirators/masks as required by site safety department

Equal Opportunity:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

This position is a temporary (contract) position with no specific time period but could be extended or shortened as needed. Contractors are employed by a 3rd party vendor and placed on assignment to Airbus Helicopters, Inc. .

As a matter of policy, Airbus Helicopters, Inc. does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered.

Airbus Helicopters, Inc. does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Employment with Airbus is at will, meaning either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice.

NOTE: Airbus Helicopters, Inc. reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

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